Australian Adventures Part 1 – Melbourne

I recently returned from a 15 day trip to the state of Victoria in Australia. Wonderful people, food and scenery marked this adventure. The next few blog posts will describe some of the different parts of the journey. Today-Melbourne. I have a very difficult time explaining my job to friends and family–and even co-workers. Suffice … More Australian Adventures Part 1 – Melbourne

“Irish Scenery” Photo Friday July 19, 2013

A few photos from our recent family trip to Ireland. This first one is a display of Viking-era swords at the national history/archaeological museum in Dublin. One of the things that made Ireland so amazing for me was the sense of age and history in everything, especially compared to Nebraska, where something 100 years old … More “Irish Scenery” Photo Friday July 19, 2013

Nebraska Dust Storm

Two days ago, we were under a frost advisory. Today I saw a bank clock that read 102 degrees. Needless to say, it was a hot and very dry day in Nebraska. Despite the recent rains we are still in the “extreme drought” category on the drought monitor website. I traveled down to Lincoln today … More Nebraska Dust Storm

Photo Friday April 26, 2013 “Sacramento Drawbridge”

Today’s Photo Friday gives your two-for-the-price-of-one! A couple years ago, I got to visit the beautiful city of Sacramento. Our hotel was near the “Old Sacramento” area so I got plenty of opportunities to walk around and take pictures. This first picture is a drawbridge that was being raised for a boat that was coming … More Photo Friday April 26, 2013 “Sacramento Drawbridge”